Rishi is responsible for strategic partnerships, customer acquisition deals, and corporate development. Rishi co-founded FanSnap during his first year of Harvard Business School while serving as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at General Catalyst Partners, and took a leave of absence from HBS to launch the business. Previously, Rishi worked at Google, where he built the business model and helped launch business development for the Google PrintAds B2B advertising exchange. Rishi was Director of Strategy and Business Development for MTV Networks, where he focused on acquisitions, strategic investments, and new business development in the online community, video sharing, and online music spaces. Rishi also was an investment professional at Highland Capital Partners, a leading Boston-based venture capital firm, where he focused on enterprise software and digital media. He began his career as an investment banker in the Corporate Finance Division of the Morgan Stanley Technology Group. Rishi received a BA in Economics and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.